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Everyday Behavior Analysis

Tue, Aug 15, 2017: 8:00 am to 6:30 pm

DATES: 8/15-8/16, 2017

Hosted by Essential CEU Institute. Join us for a one- or two-day opportunity to discuss everyday behavior analysis, using meaningful examples from our everyday home and work lives. These examples aide us in making complex topics more understandable -- and enjoyable!

UPON COMPLETION OF DAY ONE, PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ABLE TO: 
•    Discuss at least four methods of collecting data on meaningful behavioral and/or skill objectives.
•    Define the “why” of behavior using simple functional assessment methodology: Sensory; Escape; Attention and Tangible.
•    Discuss at least three ways to write goals -- for behaviors to be reduced, for replacement behaviors to increase, and for skills to be increased.
•    Differentiate between preventative and reactive interventions and discuss at least two examples of each, using “everyday” scenarios.
•    Discuss how person-centered plans may promote and also clash with behavior-analytic plans that are based on the “why” of behavior.
•    Define treatment integrity and social validity, both of which are meant to create meaningful interventions and monitor the implementation of those interventions.

UPON COMPLETION OF DAY TWO, PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ABLE TO: 
•    Give at least two everyday examples of stimulus-stimulus pairs and how these relate to the behavioral concept of “stimulus control”
•    Name the principle that guides our use of if-then contingencies in behavioral support
•    Name at least one preventative and one reactive intervention for a client who engages in AWOL behavior 
•    Discuss at least two considerations when selecting a crisis intervention support model 
•    Name at least one preventative and one reactive intervention for holiday blues
•    Identify ways to increase client cooperation with medical and dental care
•    Discuss the relationship between effective teamwork and effective behavioral support
•    Identify at least two strategies to promote effective inter-agency communication and coordination
•    Name at least two strategies to promote health and well-being for both clients and for their support team

This course applies to individuals serving clients across the continuum of residential, community placement, and educational care. Home Care Organization (HCO) professionals and parents are also welcome, and might find humor in our everyday behavior analysis!

COURSE CEU APPROVAL: This course has been submitted for CCL approval across ARF, RCFE and GH domains. Feel the relief of completing 20 continuing education hours in just two days! Approved Vendor (ARF 2000551-735-2; RCFE 2000551-740-2; GH 2000551-730-2).

Date: 
Tue, Aug 15, 2017: 8:00 am to 6:30 pm
Location: 
Seascape Golf Club
610 Clubhouse Drive
95003 Aptos , CA
US
Fee description: 

Day One OR Two - $149.00

Days One AND Two Registration - $280.00

Contact name: 
Heidi Morgan
Contact phone: